Jeonbuk National University

Jeonbuk National University (JBNU; Korean, 전북대학교, Jeonbuk Daehakgyo) is a national research university founded in 1947, located in Jeonju, South Korea. As the flagship national university for the North Jeolla Province, Jeonbuk National University has been ranked 551–560th in the world by QS Top Universities Ranking in 2023.

Jeonbuk National University was founded in 1947 under the name of Chonbuk National University, following the liberation of the Republic of Korea, by the Provincial fund within the framework of the Korean national university system; it is one of 10 Flagship Korean National Universities.

JBNU has grown to 16 colleges and 14 graduate schools (one general, nine specialized and four professional graduate schools).

JBNU’s Jeonju campus provides approximately 32,000 enrolled students, and 2,000 faculty and staff members with educational, research and support facilities. JBNU maintains cooperative programs with international educational institutions, and more than 500 international students are enrolled in its degree programs, in addition to around 100 international researchers.